1. How did the play La Maleta (The Suitcase) make you feel?
2. Do you know someone that has immigrated to Canada? What was it like for them? Why did they come here?
3. What similarities of experiences might immigrants and refugees share?
4. What is the difference between “assimilation” and “integration”?
5. What is the difference between pioneers, settlers and colonizers? Are there similar challenges that these three groups of people might face in a new land?
6. What was your impression of the set? What things helped you to know what location each scene happened in? Were these effective?
7. What sounds did you hear during the play? How did the sounds or music help to tell the story?
8. How was Roca's costume different from Paz's? Why might this be important and how does this help you to understand the characters and the story?
9. How would you feel if you were in Roca's shoes?